Chapter 23. Managing Databases

Table of Contents

23.1. Overview
23.2. Creating a Database
23.3. Template Databases
23.4. Database Configuration
23.5. Destroying a Database
23.6. Tablespaces

Every instance of a running PostgreSQL server manages one or more databases. Databases are therefore the topmost hierarchical level for organizing SQL objects (database objects). This chapter describes the properties of databases, and how to create, manage, and destroy them.